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The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  21 June 1996 (USA)
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While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him. Written by JD-2 <Badge19@hotmail.com>

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With this search team... pray you don't get lost.

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Filmed in 1993, but not released until 1996. See more »

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Col. Ron: If they hadn't shot my dick off in 'Nam, I'd whip it out and piss in your face!
Junior: Yea, if you're dick wasn't shot off in man i'd shove it up you're ass
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See it for John Turturro, if nothing else
22 December 2000 | by (Memphis, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

It's been several years since I saw this film; I don't remember much about it other than the fact that I was pleasantly surprised at how funny it was.

But one aspect of the film left an indelible mark on me: John Turturro. I've loved Turturro ever since I first saw the Coen's "Miller's Crossing" waaayy back in '90, but his performance (that dance!) in "One-Eyed Jimmy" is easily the most hilarious thing he's ever done (although I'll agree with another reviewer here that his character in "The Big Lebowski" is pretty damn funny too).

Ignore the low average rating you see here. If you like any of the brilliant character actors in this film, especially John Turturro, you'll enjoy it.


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